Salmon & Avocado Poke Bowl


Poke (pronounced poh-kay), the bite-size marinated fish salad famous in Hawaii, is so popular that it's sold by the pound in supermarkets. Now it has crossed the Pacific to become the meal-in-a-bowl du jour, served in eateries from Los Angeles to New York. But it's easy to make at home with this quick recipe. Sriracha and Chinese-style mustard add a touch of heat to the classic poke seasoning of soy sauce and sesame oil. Serving it over a brown rice salad makes it a meal.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings



  • 1 pound previously frozen wild salmon, skinned and cut into 3/4-inch cubes

  • 1 medium ripe avocado, diced

  • ½ cup thinly sliced yellow onion

  • ½ cup thinly sliced scallion greens

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • ¼ cup tobiko (flying fish roe) or other caviar

  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium tamari

  • 2 teaspoons toasted (dark) sesame oil

  • ½ teaspoon Sriracha

Brown Rice Salad

  • 2 cups cooked short-grain brown rice, warmed

  • 2 cups packed spicy greens, such as arugula, watercress or mizuna

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon Chinese-style or Dijon mustard


  1. Gently combine salmon, avocado, onion, scallion greens, cilantro, tobiko (or caviar), tamari, sesame oil and Sriracha in a medium bowl.

  2. Combine rice and greens in a large bowl. Whisk vinegar, oil and mustard in a small bowl. Add to the rice salad and mix well. Serve the poke on the rice salad.


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

442 Calories
22g Fat
34g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Serving Size about 1 3/4 cups each
Calories 442
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 4g
Added Sugars 2g 4%
Protein 30g 59%
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Vitamin A 3496IU 70%
Vitamin C 31mg 35%
Folate 65mcg 16%
Sodium 792mg 34%
Calcium 93mg 7%
Iron 3mg 15%
Magnesium 59mg 14%
Potassium 828mg 18%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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